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A safe harbour for now – product liability risk exposure stemming from human rights abuses in supply chains

By Shelley Drenth, Dora Banyasz and Peter O’Donahoo (view CV)

Globalisation has created significant benefits for consumers by making products cheaper to purchase. It has allowed consumers to access food that is out of season from halfway across the globe, or regularly update the model of their phone. However, the long and complex supply chains that facilitate these outcomes are unpredictable and difficult to control.

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This article first appeared in the LexisNexis publication - Australian Product Liability Reporter (APLR) Vol 27.2.

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